US spectrum auction raises record $44.9bn

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Sale propelled by explosive demand for mobile video and data

Shake Shack burgers valued at $745m

High-end American chain sells shares above range at $21

Ross Ulbricht

Dread Pirate accused of ‘execution’ chat

Prosecutors allege Ulbricht saw Silk Road dealer as liability

Amazon profit offers relief to investors

Ecommerce group’s investments lift Prime membership by 53%

Amazon: ready for prime time

Shareholders wanted profit. Jeff Bezos got the message

Google suffers shortfall in paid clicks

Growth slows in desktop search business

CNH sales fall as farmers rein in spending

Sharp drop as farmers reduce spending on new machinery

Spotify hires Goldman to raise near $500m

Funding round could value streaming company at $7bn

Apple Pay revives mobile wallet drive

Google and PayPal race to catch up with payments app

SEC drops corruption probe into Cobalt

Parallel investigation by prosecutors into oil deal still active

Conoco and Shell outline billions in cuts

Fall in crude prices hits fourth-quarter results

Comcast-TWC $45bn deal faces new hurdle

Broadband redefinition makes cable companies look more dominant

New McDonald’s chief faces kitchen heat

Easterbrook must turn round $87bn company confronting tough challenge

Burberry lags FTSE on sales growth fears

EasyJet soars to top of main index after broker comments

McDonald’s struggles to maintain empire

New chief inherits challenges worldwide

Alibaba slams regulator’s critical report

Ecommerce group’s shares slide 10% as revenue misses forecasts

Nasdaq head questions SEC market panel

No place for New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq on committee

Roche and Qualcomm in digital health push

Companies to develop systems that monitor patients remotely

Wall Street eyes future of CBS and Viacom

Content king Redstone is still on his throne but what lies ahead?

Business Insider and Mashable raise funds

Financing from Axel Springer, Jeff Bezos and Time Warner highlights optimism in news start-ups

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